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Food and Nutrition Bulletin

Volume 10 , Number 2, June 1988


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Published by the United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan.

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The Food and Nutrition Bulletin incorporates and continues the PAG Bulletin of the former Protein-Calorie Advisory Group of the United Nations system and is published quarterly by the United Nations University in collaboration with the United Nations ACC Sub-committee on Nutrition. The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the United Nations University or the ACC Sub-committee on Nutrition.

All correspondence concerning the content of the Bulletin, comments, news, and notices should be sent to the editor at the Cambridge project office address given above. All material may be freely reproduced provided acknowledgement is given and a copy of the publication containing the reproduction is sent to the Bulletin.

The United Nations University is an organ of the United Nations established by the General Assembly in 1972 to be an international community of scholars engaged in research, advanced training, and the dissemination of knowledge related to the pressing global problems of human survival, development, and welfare. Its activities focus mainly on peace and conflict resolution, development in a changing world, and science and technology in relation to human welfare. The University operates through a worldwide network of research and postgraduate training centres, with its planning and co-ordinating headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.

Staff in the Cambridge office for United Nations University projects on food and nutrition

Dr. Nevin S. Scrimshaw, Project Director for Food and Nutrition, and Editor, Food and Nutrition Bulletin
Mr. Mark Dapolito, Assistant Editor, Food and Nutrition Bulletin*
Mrs. Sarah Jeffries, Editorial Consultant, Food and Nutrition Bulletin*
Ms. Karen Mitzner, Supplements Editor*
Ms. Rebecca Chamberlain, Fellowship Officer*

*Part time.

The United Nations University, 1988
WHFNB-38/UNUP-704
ISBN 92-808-0704-8
ISSN 0379-5721

Printed in Hong Kong


Contents


Editorial policy

Nutrition

Child mortality in Bangladesh: Food versus health care
Nutritional implications of dietary interactions: A review
Risks and abuses of megadoses of vitamins
Adequacy of child dietary intake relative to that of other family members
Effect of iron supplements on the occurrence of diarrhoea among children in rural Egypt

Nutrition and agriculture

Introduction of nutrition components into agricultural training in Latin America
Are land availability and cropping pattern critical factors in determining nutritional status?

Food science

Amaranth: The nutritive value and potential uses of the grain and by-products

IFPRI report

News and notes

Book reviews and notices

Note for contributors

Note a l'intention des auteurs

Nota para los posibles autores

Recent and Forthcoming UNU Publications on Food and Nutrition


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